Lancaster University is a vibrant and friendly, self contained campus university which is committed to achieving the highest standards. With its residential College structure and high quality teaching departments, it places great emphasis on the student experience. Lancaster University is among the top 200 universities in the world according to the Times World University rankings and 8th in the UK in the Independent’s Complete University Guide 2011.
Lancaster University is located in the northwest of England, close to the beautiful Lake District National Park. It has good rail links to London (2.5 hours), Edinburgh (2 hours), or Manchester (1 hour), as well as three airports within one and a half hours, which give easy access to mainland Europe.
The city of Lancaster is 15 minutes from campus by bus and its picturesque narrow streets, its canal and riverside, its parks, manageable size, and friendly atmosphere all make the city popular with students.
Lancaster University’s academic strengths include environmental science, sociology, management, biomedicine, contemporary arts (music, theatre, and art), physics, and medicine. Additionally, popular classes taken by study abroad students include:
● English literature;
● politics and international relations;
● European Studies;
● psychology; and
● creative writing.
Studying abroad at Lancaster University in England is available as a semester abroad program in the Fall or Spring semesters or for a full academic year abroad.
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